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Axle Informatics is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). 


Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Scientist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) located in Bethesda, MD. 


Overall Position Summary and Objectives The contractor will work on the Tat antagonist project and will evaluate NTDU compounds for anti-viral effects against HIV. She will also help to express and purify recombinant human proteins like HIV Tat, HERV-K Env for protein binding experiments in NTDU/NINDS lab.



  • Clean Equipment - Weekly

  • Meet with lab members to present updates - Weekly

Work Details:

  • Supports the planning and execution of research experiments in the context of the laboratory's overall research program.

  • Design and conduct experiments and studies requiring the application of a broad professional knowledge of scientific theories and principles. 5

  • Supports laboratory staff on research projects and techniques.

  • Work with staff on the interpretation of experiments performed by research scientists. 4

  • Maintains laboratory equipment and the training of others in their use.

  • Calibrate, maintain and troubleshoot instruments and equipment in the laboratory. 3

  • Assists in maintaining adequate space and facilities for ongoing and projected research studies.

  • Manage scientific equipment and resources (e.g. reagents, stocks of frozen sells, animal samples) including acquisition, documentation and storage. 2

  • Evaluates, analyzes and interprets research data, communicates results and methods in reports, presentations, and manuscripts.

  • Write technical reports and prepare manuscripts. 1

1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked



Minimum Education




Additional Qualifications:


Certifications & Licenses

  • Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Field of Study

  • Biochemical Sciences


  • Powerpoint


  • Maintaining Stock Solutions





  • 100% Medical Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees

  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth

  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • Profit Sharing

  • 401K Matching

  • Flexible Spending Accounts:

    • Healthcare (FSA)

    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)

    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)

    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)


The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.


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Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.